Category Archives: Victoria

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Prison very safe place to work, prisoners are really really respectful | The Courier

LANGI Kal Kal prison is holding a recruitment drive with a focus on female applicants for prison officers. …. Prison officer Amy Johnson said she felt safer at work than she did in the community.“Prisoners are really respectful of women

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Prison very safe place to work, prisoners are really really respectful | The Courier

LANGI Kal Kal prison is holding a recruitment drive with a focus on female applicants for prison officers. …. Prison officer Amy Johnson said she felt safer at work than she did in the community.“Prisoners are really respectful of women

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Retrenched Alcoa workers make good prison officers as ‘follow procedures strictly’ | ABC

The department has been holding recruitment sessions for the 800 workers at Alcoas aluminium operations in Geelong, which will close by the end of the year, to fill the positions. Barwon Prison general manager Jonathan Howe said he has already

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Retrenched Alcoa workers make good prison officers as ‘follow procedures strictly’ | ABC

The department has been holding recruitment sessions for the 800 workers at Alcoas aluminium operations in Geelong, which will close by the end of the year, to fill the positions. Barwon Prison general manager Jonathan Howe said he has already

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Port Phillip Prison guards attacked by inmate in a dispute over medication | Herald Sun

TWO prison guards at the state’s biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner. The G4S guards were watching the prisoner at Port Phillip Prison’s psychiatric unit when he attacked them on Saturday night

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Port Phillip Prison guards attacked by inmate in a dispute over medication | Herald Sun

TWO prison guards at the state’s biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner. The G4S guards were watching the prisoner at Port Phillip Prison’s psychiatric unit when he attacked them on Saturday night

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Port Philip Prison inmates attempted strike averted | Herald Sun

A STRIKE by prisoners at the state’s biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.Inmates at Port Philip Prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs took the unprecedented action because of a row over their visiting conditions. The

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Port Philip Prison inmates attempted strike averted | Herald Sun

A STRIKE by prisoners at the state’s biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.Inmates at Port Philip Prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs took the unprecedented action because of a row over their visiting conditions. The

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VIC Ombudsman launches inquiry that aims to focus on prison programs | Herald Sun

PRISONER rehabilitation programs and transition services will be investigated by the Ombudsman as Victoria’s prison population booms. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said concerns with the rate of reoffending and the costs to the Victorian community had prompted her to launch an

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VIC Ombudsman launches inquiry that aims to focus on prison programs | Herald Sun

PRISONER rehabilitation programs and transition services will be investigated by the Ombudsman as Victoria’s prison population booms. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said concerns with the rate of reoffending and the costs to the Victorian community had prompted her to launch an

Victoria

Escapee ‘X’ captured in Ballarat | The Age

(Name removed) Fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat. X was re-captured by Ballarat police just before 9.30am on Monday, the Ballarat Courier reports. …. Police said he cut

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Escapee ‘X’ captured in Ballarat | The Age

(Name removed) Fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat. X was re-captured by Ballarat police just before 9.30am on Monday, the Ballarat Courier reports. …. Police said he cut

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Criminal witnesses ‘reality of policing’, says police chief Ken Lay | The Australian

Victoria’s top policeman Ken Lay has refused to apologise for a seven-year, $30 million investigation built on the word of a career criminal and self-confessed perjurer despite the case failing to secure a conviction this week in the Victorian Supreme

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Criminal witnesses ‘reality of policing’, says police chief Ken Lay | The Australian

Victoria’s top policeman Ken Lay has refused to apologise for a seven-year, $30 million investigation built on the word of a career criminal and self-confessed perjurer despite the case failing to secure a conviction this week in the Victorian Supreme

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Prisoner found dead at maximum-security Port Phillip Prison | The Age

A man has been found dead in his cell at the maximum-security Port Phillip Prison. The body of the 45-year-old was discovered on Thursday morning.He was the only occupant of the cell. The prison at Truganina in Melbourne’s west is

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Prisoner found dead at maximum-security Port Phillip Prison | The Age

A man has been found dead in his cell at the maximum-security Port Phillip Prison. The body of the 45-year-old was discovered on Thursday morning.He was the only occupant of the cell. The prison at Truganina in Melbourne’s west is

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Police probe text message threats to ‘vampire gigolo’ murder juror | The Age

Police are investigating allegedly threatening text messages sent to the forewoman of the jury in the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.The forewoman had to be excused from the jury on June 19

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Police probe text message threats to ‘vampire gigolo’ murder juror | The Age

Police are investigating allegedly threatening text messages sent to the forewoman of the jury in the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.The forewoman had to be excused from the jury on June 19

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Escapee too quick for Victorian prison staff | The Australian

A DANGEROUS criminal required to wear a satellite tracking device disappeared “within minutes’’ of taking it off in Victoria. Andrew Darling, 42, was last detected about 2.30am yesterday at a minimum security correctional facility in Ararat. Victoria’s Corrections Commissioner Jan

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Escapee too quick for Victorian prison staff | The Australian

A DANGEROUS criminal required to wear a satellite tracking device disappeared “within minutes’’ of taking it off in Victoria. Andrew Darling, 42, was last detected about 2.30am yesterday at a minimum security correctional facility in Ararat. Victoria’s Corrections Commissioner Jan

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Electronic bracelets used to track prisoners keep ‘dropping out’ | Herald Sun

ELECTRONIC bracelets used to monitor risky prisoners are “dropping out’’ up to 10 times a day. A prison source has revealed the monitoring system was failing as the seventh sex offender in eight years walked out of the so called

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Electronic bracelets used to track prisoners keep ‘dropping out’ | Herald Sun

ELECTRONIC bracelets used to monitor risky prisoners are “dropping out’’ up to 10 times a day. A prison source has revealed the monitoring system was failing as the seventh sex offender in eight years walked out of the so called

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Police hunt Corella Place escaped child rapist Andrew Darling | Herald Sun

A CHILD rapist is on the run after walking out of a correctional facility in Ararat. Andrew Darling was last seen at the Corella Place facility in Warrak Rd shortly after 2.30am today before leaving on foot. Police searched the

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Police hunt Corella Place escaped child rapist Andrew Darling | Herald Sun

A CHILD rapist is on the run after walking out of a correctional facility in Ararat. Andrew Darling was last seen at the Corella Place facility in Warrak Rd shortly after 2.30am today before leaving on foot. Police searched the

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Explosion at Barwon Prison | The Age

A small explosion has occurred inside Victorias highest-security prison, with firefighters, paramedics and police heading to the scene. No one is believed to have been injured in the blast at Barwon Prison, which occured just before 1pm, a police spokeswoman

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Explosion at Barwon Prison | The Age

A small explosion has occurred inside Victorias highest-security prison, with firefighters, paramedics and police heading to the scene. No one is believed to have been injured in the blast at Barwon Prison, which occured just before 1pm, a police spokeswoman

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Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser

NEARLY 60 prison jobs will be on offer in Geelong on the back of a new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign. via Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser.

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Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser

NEARLY 60 prison jobs will be on offer in Geelong on the back of a new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign. via Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser.

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VIDEO: Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar | ABC 7:30

Prisoner numbers across Australia have exploded as governments take a hard line on crime, leading to serious overcrowding in jail. Now, some experts are questioning whether it’s delivering value for money. Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar – 02/07/2014.

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VIDEO: Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar | ABC 7:30

Prisoner numbers across Australia have exploded as governments take a hard line on crime, leading to serious overcrowding in jail. Now, some experts are questioning whether it’s delivering value for money. Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar – 02/07/2014.

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Prison escapee recaptured in North Melbourne | The Age

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who escaped from a prison in Victorias north on Friday evening.40-year-old Say Hour was found by police at an Erskine Street address in North Melbourne at around 6pm Sunday.Police believe Say Hour, who was

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Prison escapee recaptured in North Melbourne | The Age

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who escaped from a prison in Victorias north on Friday evening.40-year-old Say Hour was found by police at an Erskine Street address in North Melbourne at around 6pm Sunday.Police believe Say Hour, who was

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Prisoner on run after escaping from Dhurringile Prison | The Age

A man jailed for theft and drug offences is on the run after he escaped from a prison in Victoria’s north. Police believe Say Hour left Dhurringile Prison between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday. A search of the area around

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Prisoner on run after escaping from Dhurringile Prison | The Age

A man jailed for theft and drug offences is on the run after he escaped from a prison in Victoria’s north. Police believe Say Hour left Dhurringile Prison between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday. A search of the area around

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Victorian jail bosses accused of allowing violent female inmate to run prison | Herald Sun

JAIL bosses have been accused of letting a violent female criminal run her prison and appeasing her by allowing assaults to go unpunished. The union which represents jail workers says the woman has a vast history of assaulting staff and

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Victorian jail bosses accused of allowing violent female inmate to run prison | Herald Sun

JAIL bosses have been accused of letting a violent female criminal run her prison and appeasing her by allowing assaults to go unpunished. The union which represents jail workers says the woman has a vast history of assaulting staff and

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Pentridge Prison H Division could be knocked down | Network News

Locals, academics and Moreland Council have slammed plans to demolish the notorious H Division of the former Pentridge Prison. They said if the developer, Shayher Group, razed the 19th-century bluestone block infamous for its brutality, it would erase a vital

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Pentridge Prison H Division could be knocked down | Network News

Locals, academics and Moreland Council have slammed plans to demolish the notorious H Division of the former Pentridge Prison. They said if the developer, Shayher Group, razed the 19th-century bluestone block infamous for its brutality, it would erase a vital

Victoria

Parole reforms begin to bite, but harshest recommendation of review scratched | The Age

Tough parole reforms are beginning to bite with a drastic drop in the number of prisoners on parole, but the reforms have fallen short of the harshest recommendation under the Callinan review. However legal groups and experts have applauded the

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Parole reforms begin to bite, but harshest recommendation of review scratched | The Age

Tough parole reforms are beginning to bite with a drastic drop in the number of prisoners on parole, but the reforms have fallen short of the harshest recommendation under the Callinan review. However legal groups and experts have applauded the

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Victorian parole review: Government will not implement ‘Measure 6′ of Callinan report | ABC News

The Victorian Government appears to have backed away from implementing the toughest recommendation from a parole board review. Retired High Court judge Ian Callinan was commissioned by the State Government to review the parole system in the wake of more

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Victorian parole review: Government will not implement ‘Measure 6′ of Callinan report | ABC News

The Victorian Government appears to have backed away from implementing the toughest recommendation from a parole board review. Retired High Court judge Ian Callinan was commissioned by the State Government to review the parole system in the wake of more

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Derryn Hinch does not walk alone | The Australian

INDIGENOUS Northern Territory MP Bess Price, bereaved ­parents Bruce and Denise ­Mor-combe and Rosie Batty and a little girl holding a sign that read “Please help protect us from our dad”. Who but “human headline” Derryn Hinch could pull such

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Derryn Hinch does not walk alone | The Australian

INDIGENOUS Northern Territory MP Bess Price, bereaved ­parents Bruce and Denise ­Mor-combe and Rosie Batty and a little girl holding a sign that read “Please help protect us from our dad”. Who but “human headline” Derryn Hinch could pull such

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New Barwon Prison maximum security prison wing to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals | ABC News

A specialised maximum security unit will be built to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals. The multi-million-dollar facility will be constructed outside Barwon Prison, west of Melbourne. It will house underworld criminals, outlaw motorcycle gang members and dangerous inmates. Corrections Victoria

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New Barwon Prison maximum security prison wing to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals | ABC News

A specialised maximum security unit will be built to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals. The multi-million-dollar facility will be constructed outside Barwon Prison, west of Melbourne. It will house underworld criminals, outlaw motorcycle gang members and dangerous inmates. Corrections Victoria

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Geelong councillor expects public to embrace new Barwon Prison super maximum unit | Geelong Advertiser

A SUPER maximum security unit is to be built to lock up feared bikies, underworld figures and the state’s most violent criminals at Lara. The $20 million-plus state-of-the-art facility will be constructed outside the perimeter wall of the high security

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Geelong councillor expects public to embrace new Barwon Prison super maximum unit | Geelong Advertiser

A SUPER maximum security unit is to be built to lock up feared bikies, underworld figures and the state’s most violent criminals at Lara. The $20 million-plus state-of-the-art facility will be constructed outside the perimeter wall of the high security

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New Barwon Prison unit for dangerous Victorian crims | Herald Sun

THE Victorian government will build a maximum security prison wing to house a growing number of underworld figures, bikies and violent offenders. The new unit of 40 cells will be built adjacent to Barwon Prison, near Geelong. A spokesman from

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New Barwon Prison unit for dangerous Victorian crims | Herald Sun

THE Victorian government will build a maximum security prison wing to house a growing number of underworld figures, bikies and violent offenders. The new unit of 40 cells will be built adjacent to Barwon Prison, near Geelong. A spokesman from

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Fugitive Andrew Males arrested by police near Bendigo | The Age

After an intensive search, police have found fugitive Andrew Brian Males in a tiny township near Bendigo. …. Males is likely to face an out of sessions court hearing later on Saturday. Previously it was reported that Males was on

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Fugitive Andrew Males arrested by police near Bendigo | The Age

After an intensive search, police have found fugitive Andrew Brian Males in a tiny township near Bendigo. …. Males is likely to face an out of sessions court hearing later on Saturday. Previously it was reported that Males was on

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Police search for alleged fugitive Andrew Males after custody release ‘error’ | ABC News

Police are searching for a man accused of making death threats and serious assault after he was mistakenly released from prison. The apparent administrative error was discovered when Andrew Males failed to attend a court hearing in Melbourne on Thursday.

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Police search for alleged fugitive Andrew Males after custody release ‘error’ | ABC News

Police are searching for a man accused of making death threats and serious assault after he was mistakenly released from prison. The apparent administrative error was discovered when Andrew Males failed to attend a court hearing in Melbourne on Thursday.

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USE OF FORCE (LETHAL; POLICE): Television documentary Trigger Point examines police shootings in Victoria | The Age

… Here is what we have learnt. In the 1980s some people died when police botched their response and some people died because senior police sent their most junior members out on the street unprepared. And some people died because

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USE OF FORCE (LETHAL; POLICE): Television documentary Trigger Point examines police shootings in Victoria | The Age

… Here is what we have learnt. In the 1980s some people died when police botched their response and some people died because senior police sent their most junior members out on the street unprepared. And some people died because

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Long prison terms ‘will deter violent men’ | 9 News

Long prison terms for violent offenders are the key to preventing domestic violence, two Victorian judges say. The state’s Court of Appeal on Thursday rejected an appeal by a man who broke his partner’s arm on the day her mother

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Long prison terms ‘will deter violent men’ | 9 News

Long prison terms for violent offenders are the key to preventing domestic violence, two Victorian judges say. The state’s Court of Appeal on Thursday rejected an appeal by a man who broke his partner’s arm on the day her mother

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Film inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing dangerous birds of prey | The Border Mail

A FILM director has been inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing some of the most dangerous birds of prey back to health. Healing, released in cinemas this month, stars names including Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) and Don

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Film inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing dangerous birds of prey | The Border Mail

A FILM director has been inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing some of the most dangerous birds of prey back to health. Healing, released in cinemas this month, stars names including Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) and Don

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RISK EXAMPLE: Bullying, bogus checks claims hit liquor licensing squad | The Age

Strong doubt has been cast over the integrity of Victoria’s liquor licensing regime, with former inspectors alleging they conducted bogus checks of bars and clubs in order to meet the government’s performance targets. MORE AT LINK via Bullying, bogus checks

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RISK EXAMPLE: Bullying, bogus checks claims hit liquor licensing squad | The Age

Strong doubt has been cast over the integrity of Victoria’s liquor licensing regime, with former inspectors alleging they conducted bogus checks of bars and clubs in order to meet the government’s performance targets. MORE AT LINK via Bullying, bogus checks

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Former cop pretends to be officer outside Victorian prison | Gippsland Times

A FORMER Sale policeman has been convicted and fined for pretending to be a police officer. In a contested hearing, Daniel Patrick McIlwaine appeared in Sale Magistrates Court on Tuesday facing charges of assuming a description of a member of

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Former cop pretends to be officer outside Victorian prison | Gippsland Times

A FORMER Sale policeman has been convicted and fined for pretending to be a police officer. In a contested hearing, Daniel Patrick McIlwaine appeared in Sale Magistrates Court on Tuesday facing charges of assuming a description of a member of

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AUDIO: Crime doesn’t pay, but it sure does cost a lot (Vic Govt spending on prisons) | ABC Victoria

The 2014-15 State budget papers revealed the Napthine government’s total spending on prisons – including staff and support services – is expected to grow from $746.1 million in 2013-14 to $942.1 million the following year, with Victorias prison population expected

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AUDIO: Crime doesn’t pay, but it sure does cost a lot (Vic Govt spending on prisons) | ABC Victoria

The 2014-15 State budget papers revealed the Napthine government’s total spending on prisons – including staff and support services – is expected to grow from $746.1 million in 2013-14 to $942.1 million the following year, with Victorias prison population expected

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Claim: sadistic prisoner allowed to hand-pick mates to share 9-man cottage at Marngoneet prison | Herald Sun

A SADISTIC slave master beyond redemption has been freed on parole, a year before his jail sentence was due to expire. Graeme John Slattery was jailed for 14 years for heinous crimes during a decade-long reign of terror during which

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Claim: sadistic prisoner allowed to hand-pick mates to share 9-man cottage at Marngoneet prison | Herald Sun

A SADISTIC slave master beyond redemption has been freed on parole, a year before his jail sentence was due to expire. Graeme John Slattery was jailed for 14 years for heinous crimes during a decade-long reign of terror during which

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Behind the bars: Victoria’s volunteer Independent Prison Visitors provide insight on prison life | ABC Ballarat

Appointed by the Minister for Corrections, Victorias 50 Independent Prison Visitors provide a window into an area of society thats not usually seen by the public. MORE AT LINK via Behind the bars: volunteers provide insight on prison life –

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Behind the bars: Victoria’s volunteer Independent Prison Visitors provide insight on prison life | ABC Ballarat

Appointed by the Minister for Corrections, Victorias 50 Independent Prison Visitors provide a window into an area of society thats not usually seen by the public. MORE AT LINK via Behind the bars: volunteers provide insight on prison life –

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Info for applicants as a sessional community member of the Adult Parole Board | AMROP

Information for applicants who seek appointment as a sessional community member of the Adult Parole Board | AMROP Link: HERE

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Info for applicants as a sessional community member of the Adult Parole Board | AMROP

Information for applicants who seek appointment as a sessional community member of the Adult Parole Board | AMROP Link: HERE

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VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate (prison experience described) | The Advertiser

VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate via Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate.

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VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate (prison experience described) | The Advertiser

VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate via Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate.

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SEEK – Trainer – Certificate IV Correctional Practices Job in Melbourne | BAWM Group

We are looking for a facilitator who has knowledge and experience working in Corrections either in a supervisory or management role. You will have experience delivering training to diverse audiences across Melbourne (there may be some training interstate too). You

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SEEK – Trainer – Certificate IV Correctional Practices Job in Melbourne | BAWM Group

We are looking for a facilitator who has knowledge and experience working in Corrections either in a supervisory or management role. You will have experience delivering training to diverse audiences across Melbourne (there may be some training interstate too). You

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Lifting the veil on the crisis in Victoria’s prisons | The Conversation

Victorian Ombudsman George Brouwer’s report on deaths and harm in Victorian prisons may have largely sailed under the public radar, but it shines a rare spotlight on the levels of systemic harm in custody. MORE AT LINK AUTHORS Bree Carlton

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Lifting the veil on the crisis in Victoria’s prisons | The Conversation

Victorian Ombudsman George Brouwer’s report on deaths and harm in Victorian prisons may have largely sailed under the public radar, but it shines a rare spotlight on the levels of systemic harm in custody. MORE AT LINK AUTHORS Bree Carlton

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Gippsland Prison in Movie | Gold 1242

A movie featuring true events at a Gippsland prison has been selected for the Seattle Film Festival. The film called Healing features the Won Wron prison which closed 10 years ago. It stars Hugo Weaving and Offspring star Don Hany in his

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Gippsland Prison in Movie | Gold 1242

A movie featuring true events at a Gippsland prison has been selected for the Seattle Film Festival. The film called Healing features the Won Wron prison which closed 10 years ago. It stars Hugo Weaving and Offspring star Don Hany in his

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Victorian criminal justice program is already failing | @HughdeKretser | The Age

Something of a natural experiment is under way in our criminal justice system as the Victorian Government implements sweeping changes to sentencing laws and parole. The early results from this experiment send a strong warning about the social, financial and

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Victorian criminal justice program is already failing | @HughdeKretser | The Age

Something of a natural experiment is under way in our criminal justice system as the Victorian Government implements sweeping changes to sentencing laws and parole. The early results from this experiment send a strong warning about the social, financial and

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Victorian prisoner monitoring bracelets failing | The Age (2 May 2014)

2 May 2014, The Age. The introduction of electronic monitoring of inmates at a minimum-security prison in the state’s north east has been plagued with problems, with Corrections Victoria loosing GPS contact with prisoners up to 70 times a day.

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Victorian prisoner monitoring bracelets failing | The Age (2 May 2014)

2 May 2014, The Age. The introduction of electronic monitoring of inmates at a minimum-security prison in the state’s north east has been plagued with problems, with Corrections Victoria loosing GPS contact with prisoners up to 70 times a day.

Archaeologist Adam Ford is the director of the first major dig in five years at Pentridge Prison. Photo: Paul Jeffers (Source: The Age)

Archaeologists dig major new find at Pentridge Prison. Panoptican foundations | The Age

Archaeologists say remains of a rare, circular 1850s prison block unearthed at the former Pentridge Prison is of world significance in penal history. The public will next month be able to view the extraordinary bluestone foundations of the panopticon, shaped

Archaeologist Adam Ford is the director of the first major dig in five years at Pentridge Prison. Photo: Paul Jeffers (Source: The Age)

Archaeologists dig major new find at Pentridge Prison. Panoptican foundations | The Age

Archaeologists say remains of a rare, circular 1850s prison block unearthed at the former Pentridge Prison is of world significance in penal history. The public will next month be able to view the extraordinary bluestone foundations of the panopticon, shaped

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MEDIA RELEASE: More action to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody | Dr Elizabeth Grant (Adelaide)

More action to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody Friday, 9 May 2014 Key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) are yet to be addressed 23 years after the report was handed down, according to University

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MEDIA RELEASE: More action to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody | Dr Elizabeth Grant (Adelaide)

More action to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody Friday, 9 May 2014 Key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) are yet to be addressed 23 years after the report was handed down, according to University

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Corrections Victoria’s new intelligence system increases risk to visitors smuggling contraband into prisons | Herald Sun

PRISONERS’ friends and relatives who are persuaded to smuggle contraband into jail are now at unprecedented risk of landing behind bars themselves. The prison system’s top intelligence and security officer, Assistant Commissioner Craig Howard, said a new intelligence system and

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Corrections Victoria’s new intelligence system increases risk to visitors smuggling contraband into prisons | Herald Sun

PRISONERS’ friends and relatives who are persuaded to smuggle contraband into jail are now at unprecedented risk of landing behind bars themselves. The prison system’s top intelligence and security officer, Assistant Commissioner Craig Howard, said a new intelligence system and

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Crime Week — The story of Ronald Ryan the last man hanged in Australia | The Telegraph

RONALD Ryan was the last man to be hanged in Australia but while life was difficult for him he did not turn to crime until a relatively mature age. While most would think Ryan must have committed to most horrific

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Crime Week — The story of Ronald Ryan the last man hanged in Australia | The Telegraph

RONALD Ryan was the last man to be hanged in Australia but while life was difficult for him he did not turn to crime until a relatively mature age. While most would think Ryan must have committed to most horrific

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Teenager spent nearly two years in a Victorian adult prison, court hears | The Age

A defence barrister has savaged the justice system for allowing a teenager to be wrongly held for 20 months in the Victorian adult prison system. The barrister Luke Barker described it as a “shameful affront to our justice system” that his Sudanese-born

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Teenager spent nearly two years in a Victorian adult prison, court hears | The Age

A defence barrister has savaged the justice system for allowing a teenager to be wrongly held for 20 months in the Victorian adult prison system. The barrister Luke Barker described it as a “shameful affront to our justice system” that his Sudanese-born

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USE OF FORCE (DEATH, POLICE): Coroner clears police over death of man affected by capsicum spray | The Age

Inquest finding: HERE. Relatives of a man who fell from a balcony moments after being capsicum-sprayed are “shattered” by a coroner’s decision that clears police over his death and say they will continue to lobby for tactical reform. Bendigo man

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USE OF FORCE (DEATH, POLICE): Coroner clears police over death of man affected by capsicum spray | The Age

Inquest finding: HERE. Relatives of a man who fell from a balcony moments after being capsicum-sprayed are “shattered” by a coroner’s decision that clears police over his death and say they will continue to lobby for tactical reform. Bendigo man

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HM Prison Barwon seeking Deputy General Manager (1 year, fixed term) | SEEK

Reporting to the General Manager, Barwon Prison, you will provide dedicated senior management oversight of the specialist high security and management units, security and intelligence function in order to identify emerging strategic and operational issues and demands. The position will

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HM Prison Barwon seeking Deputy General Manager (1 year, fixed term) | SEEK

Reporting to the General Manager, Barwon Prison, you will provide dedicated senior management oversight of the specialist high security and management units, security and intelligence function in order to identify emerging strategic and operational issues and demands. The position will

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MEDIA RELEASE: VIC Govt extends vital investment in prison system | @ODonohueMLC

Coalition Government extends vital investment in prison system Tuesday, 06 May 2014 The Victorian Coalition Government will deliver a further $454.3 million to the prison system as part of the 2014-15 Victorian State Budget commitment to increased community safety. Minister

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MEDIA RELEASE: VIC Govt extends vital investment in prison system | @ODonohueMLC

Coalition Government extends vital investment in prison system Tuesday, 06 May 2014 The Victorian Coalition Government will deliver a further $454.3 million to the prison system as part of the 2014-15 Victorian State Budget commitment to increased community safety. Minister